On November 15, 2019, the Department of the National Security Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan for Almaty city, in cooperation with the Prosecutor's Office in Almaty, prevented criminal activity of a group of people who organized illegal migration channel of Central Asian countries’ citizens to the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The criminal group included employees of the Center for Migration Services in Almaty, as well as a number of intermediaries who provided services to expedite the processing of documents, including the issuance of fake certificates to foreigners of form No. 086.
As a result of searches, over 40 passports of foreign citizens, more than 2 million tenge, and other documents for legalization of foreigners in Kazakhstan were seized from defendants in a criminal case.
The criminal activity of this group was systemic and prolonged. Foreigners registered to fake addresses, fictitious labor contracts were concluded.
Investigative activities are being undertaken.
National Security Committee
Republic of Kazakhstan